MBT353 Microbial Pathogenesis - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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MBT353 Microbial Pathogenesis

This course examines bacterium-host relationships and explores virulence factors that promote colonisation and survival of infecting microorganisms and virulence attributes that damage the host. The course explores experimental approaches for investigating bacterium-host interrelationships, cultured cell lines and lab animals and their application in studying microbial pathogenicity. The course also explores challenges facing vaccine development and discovering antibiotics. The molecular pathogenesis of selected pathogens and the importance of normal microbiota and probiotics are discussed

Course detail

Prerequisite
MBT263 or LFS261
Antirequisite
MEP351
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
Units
12.00
EFTSL
0.125
Student contribution band
Band 2
Tuition fee
3.2: Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies
Census date
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Class timetable
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Course outline

MBT353 Course Outline Semester 2, 2021 (PDF 89KB)

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